International roaming: 1&1 and Orange conclude an agreement

On 02-02-2023
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1&1 and Orange have concluded a long-term agreement for the provision of international roaming services for the 1&1 mobile network. Concurrently with the launch of Europe’s first fully virtualised mobile network based on the new OpenRAN technology, 1&1 AG will also provide to its customers reliable mobile services when they travel abroad. 

As one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the world, Orange is a leader in roaming and sponsored telecommunications platforms. As part of the partnership, 1&1 customers have access to all international roaming services based on Orange's worldwide roaming footprint. The services use state-of-the-art roaming technologies - including 5G Roaming and VoLTE. With Orange, 1&1 benefits from a one-stop shop roaming experience, an immediate roaming coverage and a completely customized roaming solution providing a large array of value-added services and anti-fraud solutions.

1&1 will benefit from Orange’s customized and innovative roaming model 

“We are very proud to bring our strong expertise and extensive roaming coverage to the new 1&1 OpenRAN mobile network in Germany. Thanks to this partnership, 1&1 will benefit from our customized and innovative roaming model for mobile operators.” Michaël Trabbia, interim CEO Wholesale & International Networks of Orange says. 

1&1 is the new entrant and fourth German network operator to build Europe's first fully virtualized mobile network based on the innovative OpenRAN technology. 1&1 offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of wireless services and broadband access.
It also offers attractive bundled products comprising mobile and fixed-network services, as well as value-added applications such as home networking, online storage, video-on-demand, smart home solutions and IPTV.


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